It's almost Turkey Day here in the United States and you know what that means—it's time to resurrect the annual Thanksgiving Poster Giveaway!
I'm a sucker for a well-designed, full-bodied typeface. So when I stumbled upon a gorgeous sans-serif that paired perfectly with a stunning slab serif, it was a must-have. In fact, after spending some time with both, you'll be hard-pressed to find a more playful font pairing than Dotties Chocolate and Vanilla.
For the past few years, creative professionals have had access to a wide variety of powerful UX tools. And each year, as the UX design process matures, the tools that help facilitate our daily work also mature. From collaboration to prototyping, the options are plentiful.
Last week someone asked me, "So... what's your design philosophy?" The question took me by surprise. I don't think anyone's ever directly asked me that before. In a bit of a stupor, I vaguely remember clamoring on about something that resembled more of a design process than a philosophy.
Today I'm happy to announce the release of my new web design eBook, 'The Business of Design'. I've written this book specifically for web designers looking to level up their careers by learning from my experience.
It's a great time to be a creative professional. For a lot of us, we're able to choose the type of work we do and where we do it from. The options available today are abundant, and that's great news for designers and the creative industry as a whole.
Coming up with a rebranding strategy for yourself can be difficult. In fact, many people push it aside, making excuses about not having enough time. I'm definitely guilty of that. After several failed attempts, I finally put my foot down. It was time to whip this ol' site back into shape.
This week I was working on a Photoshop animation for a client's email campaign. I hadn't done simple frame animation in Photoshop in a while, so I figured I would document the process in case anyone might benefit from it.
If you've been involved with web design in any capacity over the past few years, you might have noticed that things are starting to look... well, the same.
Now there's cool, and then there's this. Check out this one-of-a-kind Python Skin Darth Vader helmet. And yes, that is real Python. And no, no one else in the world will have this. Handmade in New York by Elemnt, this limited edition Darth Vader helmet can be yours for a mere $3,000.